Mango Kills Microsoft Always-on Location Tracking PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 04 October 2011
Remember when the iPhone went through all the fiasco when the Senate demanded an explanation over the device’s location tracking feature that prompts serious privacy violation? It seems that Microsoft also landed them in the same pool of problem, as it seems that their phone’s operating system also comes with an always-on location tracking capability.

Nevertheless, Microsoft quickly admitted their mistake, and they have promised that the respective functionality would be switched off in the next update. However, consumers can still opt to send location information to Microsoft’s servers, provided that the consumer’s consent is obtained. Well, I guess that Microsoft narrowly dodged another pricey lawsuit, yet again?

Mango Kills Microsoft Always-on Location Tracking

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